correspondence, postal service, January 1919, 1919, mother, son, brother, sister, family, United States, United States Army, army, engineers, France, censorship, soldiers, health and sickness, niece, personal stories, discontent, muddy weather, weather, going home, soldiers' slang, labour, assignment, job, war work, Alps, holiday, gifts, Christmas, post-war hopes, money, leave, rest, love, mechanic, women at home, Boche, souvenirs
J. Lindstadt; Varnie T. (V.T.) Lindstadt; January 16, 1919; World War I; World War One; World War, 1914 - 1918; United States; War and Civilization -- History -- 20th Century; United States. Army; United States. Army. Company E. Engineers; United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces; Burlington (Ia. ) -- History -- 20th Century
This collection contains 82 letters written by Varnie and Robert Lindstadt, US Army, during the First World War. They write to family back home, specifically to their sister, Clara, a third brother, Elmer, and to their mother, Sophia. They both served overseas. Also included in the collection are letters by several other soldiers writing to members of the Lindstadt family. Some of the authors in this collection are connected with some of the authors in ACC# 2014.032.w "Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence" Some of them were possibly friends.
Lindstadt, Varnie T. (V.T.), "[2014.160.w.r_Lindstadt_Brothers_ worldwarone_1919-01-16_068.pdf] Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection" (1919). Lindstadt Brothers First World War Correspondence Collection. 70.